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chenevey. >> i'm wisdom martin. the big story is the extreme heat. we are used to handling hot weather around here but this stuff is downright dangerous. in the last two days, d.c. fire and ems crews have seen a 25% increase in calls with about 300 people being if prance poured to the --- transported to the hospital each day. >>> when you walk outside at 2:00 or 3:00 in the morning when we get ready to come to work and it is sweltering already, you just know that the rest of the day is going to be let's just call it challenging. >> when you get in the car, man, it is not pleasant. it will be a tough day, folks. we do have the excessive heat warping in effect. we have a code red air koala letter in effect from unhealthy air quale and it will just be problematic. you want to limit your time outdoors and stay indoors in air conditioning as much as you can. if the power is out at your house, go for a mall or movie theater or something like that. here we go. this is the excessive heat warping. it goes into effect at 10:00 a.m. this morning and will are main in effect for 10:00 p.m. tonight.
reported along the right side of the road. big crash this morning occurred on the southbound side of 95 here at route one. traffic being pushed over to the left to get by. we now have two lane getting by to the left on the southbound side of # 5 before you reach route one in wood brim -- side of 95 before you reach route one in woodbridge. unexpected delays on the southbound side. northbound, your lanes are open. the accident northbound in the express lanes at newington has cleared. 395 northbound across the 14th street bridge, we had accident activity tying up the right side of the road. that has cleared. >>> in the debate on capitol hill over raising the debt ceiling, republicans first announceed a vote on speaker boehner's plan around 6:00 last night and then postponed that vote as republican leaders scrambled to line up enough members. the president says even if it passes, he will veto it. ppens, next tuesday will not only affect the federal government but also local businesses and local governments. for more on that, we turn to fox 5's sherry ly live on capitol hill with the latest
. >>> and a big shake-up in the leadership of the d.c. council. council chairman kwame brown has reassigned committee chair appointments removing tommy wells as chairman of the transportation committee. the backlash has been strong with lots of phone calls and hundreds of e-mails coming in to support council member wells. we're told chairman kwame brown called wells to his office for an unusual meeting at 9:00 p.m. on monday. that's when wells got the news. he was out as head of public works and transportation and off the metro board. >> i was surprised and you know, that's part of where we are right now. >> political payback in your opinion or are you not willing to go that far? >> that's not what i'm focused on. >> council member wells will now take over the committee on parks and recreation. >>> turning to the economy, no deal yet but negotiators will meet again this afternoon despite the war of words heating up. the top senate republican is suggesting a way out. senate leader mitch mcconnell made the offer after speaker boehner and the president sou
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on. we'll start with the satellite and radar. we had big storms rumble through portions of the viewing area. yesterday it got quite dark and scary looking. all the storl activity has -- storm activity has pushed well off to the south and west of here. we do have the clouds still. a couple of showers popping up in central virginia now but most of the activity is in southwestern virginia, eastern portions of tennessee, western portions of north carolina, and southern west virginia. so that's where that is. we talked about the heat advisory. yes, there's a heat advisory that goes into effect at noon today. lasts until 8:00 p.m. all the counties you see there including washington, d.c. this is because with the heat in the upper 90s, the air temperature and humidity, it's going to feel like it's between 100 and 105 degrees during the day today. currently 78 degrees at reagan national. relative humidity 81%. so very uncomfortable out. winds out of the southwest now at 7 miles an hour. planner for today hazy, hot and humid. can't rule out a stray thunderstorm or two during the
>>> fox 5 is monitoring metro. >> several big issues on tap from rider feed backs to broken escalators. we will take a look at what could come out of the talks. >>> a jury found her not guilty in the murder of her 2-year-old daughter. she returns to court today to learn what time she will serve on other charges in the case. fox 5 news continues. >>> straight up 6:00. nice looking shot. gives you hope that this day, thursday, july 7th will be a great one. good morning, thanks for waking up with fox 5 morning news. steve is off. >> i'm here. wisdom martin is here. i was told this is friday eve. >> oh, yeah, it is. >> we are closer to the weekend. >> it is. >> tucker told me i mentioned the weekend like six or seven times already. >> now we will stick to the news and talk to tucker in a minute. >>> police are investigating a crash that sent a car flying into a diner in wheaton, maryland. it happened last night. police say the car was traveling southbound on georgia avenue at university boulevard west when the driver lost control and landed in samantha's diner and bakery. no wor
now. that's a check of your fox 5 on-time traffic. back to you. >> thank you. >>> big story this morning, the fourth of july celebration. >> a huge crowd expected to head out to the national mall for the annual holiday concert and fireworks. fox 5's sarah simmons is live there with the details. >> good morning. the storms that rolled through here has put them somewhat behind as they are trying to make prep rigs down here on the national mall for the big fourth of july celebration. so it is going to be another hot one on this fourth of july. so there are a lot of things that people need to know if they are coming down here in order to prepare. there will be tens of thousands of people down here as there usually is. public access to the mall is not going to begin until 10:00 this morning. so people will able to get in. a lot of the locals that we have talked about -- or talked with have said they would stay away from here. if any of you do plan on going, the u.s. park serve us says they really emphasize they do not want people to drive. they want folk to take metro. so here is
on traffic. >> stop waking people up. they have a big day ahead of them. be quiet out there. brandywine road at floral park road, still dealing with a wreck. they have requested a tow truck to come out to the scene. as you travel 95 southbound, to the left your screen, after dumfries, we've got reports of an overturned vehicle in the median. done appear to be causing too much in the way of delays. 355 shut down near the white splint mall because of a building fire -- near the white flint mall because of a building fire. 66 heavy in manassas. that's a check of your fox 5 on-time traffic. >>> we have some breaking news of a shooting in northern virginia this morning. we are told that fairfax county police shot and killed a suspect who was holding a gun. they ordered him to drop the gun but he refused. it happened on kendra way in centerville sometime after 1:00 this morning. we will have more details on that shooting later this hour. >>> in springfield, the search continues for a man police say murdered his elderly far, 75- year-old gary hanson was found shot to death in his home on tuesday. p
. >> the mcconnell can is kicking the can down the road. the american people send us here to make big tough choices. they didn't send us here to set up a commission, give the president veto power. that's not what they sent us to do. >> it could pass the democratic controlled senate but faces a tougher fight in the republican house. >> a new group created in the wake of the financial meltdown officially launches this week. the consumer financial protection bureau begins oversight and regulatory work on thursday. president obama is expected to nominate former ohio attorney general richard correspondence dough ray to lead the agency. he currently serves as the director of enforcement. the bureau was formed to enact what president obama calls the strongest consumer protectses in our nation's history. >> some big names are coming to the white house today. president obama will meet with warren buffet and bill and melinda gates to get an update on the giving pledge. it's a promise by some of the wealthiest people in america to give most of their weal
pulled the trigger and the gun he used in that apartment. >> we just heard the big boom, like a big shot. so my son came in the house, i got shot, it hurtsism took him upstairs and just cleaned the wound. >> reporter: the 4-year-old was taken to children's hospital but his wounds are not considered life-threatening. police did question the shooter's parents as well as those who had access to the apartment trying to figure out just who owns this gun because, in maryland, it is illegal to leave a loaded firearm in some place where an unsupervised child under the age of 16 could get their hand on it. that is the latest here in palmer park. back to you. >> thank you. >>> an update now on the corruption scandal in prince george's county. county council woman leslie johnson faces more than a year in prison. she needed guilty yesterday admitting that when her husband, then county executive jack johnson, called on her, she followed his instructions to plush a $100,000 developers check down the toil the the and hid more than $79,000 in cash in her undergarments. >> i made a mistake for which i to
. >>> and big news in the same- sex marriage debate. new york city is preparing for an influx of couples to say i do starting this sunday. but every couple would wants to tie the knot that day may not get the chance. we'll tell you why the city is holding a license lottery.  >>> the taliban denying that their leader is dead. a spokesman for the taliban said there is no truths to the reports that mullah omar died. >>> the shuttle atlantis set to land tomorrow in florida. the final mission in that is' 30-year shuttle program. atlantis undocked from the international space station yesterday. the crew delivered a year's worth of supplies to the station. we'll carry the landing live tomorrow right here on fox 5. >>> starting sunday, scene of the accident couples in new york will legally be allowed to tie the knot. but so many people want to get married the city had to institute a lottery for the licenses. legally, these couples need a clerk to process their license and i judge to waive the normal 24-hour waiting period. the mayor says the clerk's office can only handle so many applications, 764
and a lot of people aren't, the dow and the s&p 500 had a big turn outyesterday. snapped a five-day losing streak v winning streak. sorry. >> this is what happened. the end of june was spectacular. the markets rallied all last week. you weren't here. we were talking about how markets were going up, up, up, up and up. yesterday, that camey to halt and the dow and s&p 500 finished lower. the nasdaq got that nine-point gain. there you go. that was thanks to shares of netflix. >> let's talk about something else. june jobs report is also coming out. what can we look forward to on that. >> we are expecting about 100,000 jobs to have been created in june. we'll find out what the unemployment rate is also. that is expected to stay steady at 9.1%. on big jobs weeks, it is what everybody talks about leading up to friday. we talk about it for days on end and it finally happens at 8:30 every friday morning and we'll see a big reaction in the markets based on what happens if it surprises in a good way or bad way. >> let's talk about something i to know about and movies. netflix rallied 8% to an all- ti
is allison seymour. >> and i'm sarah simmons. but first big news this morning. >> we told you about it out there, the commuters, traffic alert. major tie-ups on the bw parkway are now clear. a carjacking investigation at kenilworth avenue had a southbound section closed the morning. it reopened an hour ago. u.s. park arrested one suspect who bailed out of the stolen car around 2:30 this morning and they're looking for at least one more. the carjacking started at anne arun dell county. >>> a serious accident shut it down at 197. a car carrying four people somehow crashed and ended up in the woods. at last word all four were in critical condition at a local hospital. no word yet on what exactly caused that accident. >>> boy, 79 degrees to start off this early hour and i can only imagine what that is going to mean later tucker. good morning. >> we certainly are, you got it. actually it won't be as hotted the as it was yet. but the trade-off, allison is we're going to have a lot of rain around here, at least the potential for a lot of rain around here. in facts we have a flash flood watch. cou
, pretty big ones too up towards cleveland and chicago and some of that is going to make its way into the washington area during the course of the day today. not perfectly sunny conditions expected today as we'll kind of be partly to mostly cloudy for much of the day. let's do temperatures now. overnight, falling back to the 60s. nice morning in martinsburg. here in washington, we are a little warmer. we are holding on to the heat again, 79 in downtown washington. open up for you a little bit. cloud cover and rain holding temperatures down in maces like pittsburgh. we are at 70 and 74 in chicago. here is your forecast. mostly cloudy. could be some showers during the course of the day. 91 your daytime high and we are in for a lot of heat starting tomorrow. >> thank you. >>> let's check in with julie wright. what is going on? >> well, it is not so bad right now. you will find lanes are open in each direction traveling to and from the wilson bridge. the trip northbound on i-95 this morning for you guys working your way out of dale city and headed up towards the capital beltway, rice
. >> it was a busy day yesterday. >> big crowd last night on the national mall for the fireworks show. security was tight. there was a little bit of rain but other than that, things went pretty well. >> that's right. tucker barnes is here now to talk about if things are going to continue to go well here today. >> i think so. kind of typical july weather expected with highs back into the upper 80s and low 90s. we'll take rain and thunderstorm out of the forecast for the day. we'll get a one-day break and we'll return tomorrow. let's get to it. we'll show you the satellite- radar and let me mention we are getting widespread reports of fog now. reports of visibility is less than a quarter mile in places like martinsburg. some fog developing south of spread it rickburg. be ready to that. that is the worst part of the forecast this morning. shower activity, the thunderstorms that developed during the evening last night. you can see those generally south of the city. south an east of the city down towards ocean city. here in washington, i think we'll see a teasent amount of sunshine. more sunshine th
the immediate washington area. a couple of points of interest. the first one, cold front. this is a big cold front that will bring us much cooler and drier air by the middle of the week. it has to get here first. this will get in tuesday night. ahead of it, some computers are suggesting a lone some shower or thunderstorm fire up in the daytime heating later on today. the best chance of that is in the city. we should be dry the next day and a half or so with high pressure still in charge. lots of sunshine. hot and humid. 94 degrees. make sure the air conditioner works. winds out of the south 5 miles per hour. could be an isolated storm. best chance for that will be well north and west of the city. overnight lows, 76. there is the seven-day forecast. 97 tomorrow. late-day storms cool us down. wednesday upper 80s. nice thursday and friday with less humidity. >>> let's do traffic with julie and the latest. >> we have the accident reported in prince george county on 450. that's where we find the crew in sky fox. traveling on 450, that is where you will find the accident activity. we had one lane
-founded mattel. his wife ruth invented the first big hit for the company which you might know as the barbie doll. the doll named after their daughter. happened her passed away july 21st at his home in california at the age of 95. >> a lot of boys loved the hot wheels cars for sure and girls loving the barbie dolls. >>> we do have some news we want to pass along to you right now. the story we've been following all morning long out of baltimore, a 7-month-old boy has been found in northeast d.c. he has been found okay. he is doing fine. we have few details right now but we do have a crew heading to the scene right now. we'll have more details now. that 7-month-old boy missing from baltimore for the past four days has been found and is doing okay. >> good news there. >> nothing in the weather department is going to be good news here until maybe early september but at least a gradual improvement with temperatures expected to be only in the low 1r0 today. we could use some rain and it looks like we have the possibility of that in the forecast as well. yeah, good news in the weather department as well
involving the now defunct news of the world. more big names conning to step down in the wake of the scandal. metropolitan police assistant commissioner john yates announced his resignation yesterday, second in charge of scotland yard. sunday, police commissioner paul steve p son stepped down. both are under fire over links to a former news of the world executive employed by police as a media consult ontario. the news corp. board standing behind its liter refuting reports that rupert murdoch will be replaced. >>> another disturbing development in the case actually photo journalist credited with helping to break the scandal was up for at his home yesterday. however, police a sean hoare's death is not considered suspicious. he once told the new york sometimes while working for news of the world that phone hacks was widely used and even encouraged. >>> a identify profile hacking report is to blame for false reports that rupert murdoch was found dead. they were able to hack into the sun's web site and redirect readers to the hoax. >>> again, today's questioning about the phone hacking scandal is
local mall and police think it may be connected to similar cases. first, back to the morning's big story. we were jut talking about the debt debate in business beat. we'll break down the latest proposal from both sides of the aisle when fox 5 morning news continues. -- we were just talking about the debt debate in business beat.  >>> if you are having problems paying your mortgage or you are afraid economic hard times may put your home in jeopardy, make sure and join us tomorrow morning. fox 5 is hosting a phone bank all morning from 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. with experts from the emergency mortgage assistance program. that is administered by the maryland department of housing and community development. they will have answers on all kind of mortgage issues. if you live in virginia or the district, they can also refer to you organizations that can help in your area as well. >>> let's check with tucker as we take a look outside. starting to see the sun coming up this morning. going to see a lot of it today. >> bright sunshine expected throughout the day and you ca
rages on. hopes for a vote on one of the proposals that has stalled because of some big questions over how much money it will actually save. >>> let'slike out over the washington area this morning on this wednesday morning. it is july 27th, 2011. good morning. thank you for waking up with fox 5 morning news. >> we want to let you know our mortgage help phone bank just kicked off here at 6:00. it runs through 10:00 this morning. experts with the maryland mortgage assistance program are here to answer your questions about mortgage and flosh issues. they will direct you to program that can help. the number to call is there on your screen. -- your questions about mortgage and foreclosure issues. >>> here are the numbers. 202-859-3307. we also have a web chat set up for you would hike to log onto myfoxdc.com. you can do so -- if all like to log onto myfoxdc.com -- if you would like to log onto myfoxdc.com. >> let's check in with tucker barnes. >> the group next door up nice and early. i'm very impressed. >> i'm very impressed too. >> our forecast today will be a good one. generally sunshine
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